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We were so lucky to find this place after trying to get our Motorhome down the little narrow roads we eventually found this tranquil reservoir. We had a lovely walk round the trail and saw the stone circles and the Dartmoor ponies. As the darkness...More
My wife and I visited Fernworthy at the end of August , it a fantastic dog walking location. Very peaceful but very isolated , the roads leading to and from are very narrow, so if you are in an SUV watch out!
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We go there often. It's a stunning place in fine weather and a challenge if it's bad.
You can walk the whole way around on good paths and duckboards over the boggy part.
There are benches and picnic tables, a couple of...More
The views of the Reservoir were breathtaking with dragon flies swooping around the waters edge. My sister and I walked completely around the Reservoir passing the dam which is such a feat of engineering.
Takes some finding and watch for the horses and sheep on the road. Reasonable parking and loo (which had been recently slept in and was untidy). A number of walks varying in length round the reservoir, all pleasant enough. Could do with some more benches...More
My wife and I (and dog) visited Fernworthy reservoir to specifically see the Fernworthy and Grey Wethers stone circles. From the car park at Fernworthy Reservoir (£4 all day parking) we took the left hand path along the edge of the reservoir until it joined...More
Yes, a varied and enjoyable series of walks alongside Fernworthy reservoir(supplies Torquay!) and through the surrounding forest. However there is a unique feature just beyond the forest (Ref: 639 831 approx.) with the Grey Wethers, two stone circle side by side. It is probably worth...More
Have visited and walked here in all seasons and it is always an enjoyable experience. Reasonably easy to follow route around the reservoir, not overly strenuous but there are a few bits that are up and own and it can be muddy. Car park at...More